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Come to L.A. Parent’s Special-Needs Resource Fair

L.A. Parent is hosting a resource fair for families with special needs from 12:30-5 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Zimmer Children's Museum (6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100, L.A.; www.zimmermuseum.org). We hope you'll join us! Admission is free. The interactive museum will be open throughout the fair. Kids can enjoy riding in a plane, shopping in Main Street, cooking in the Blue Bagel Cafe and letting their … Read Article

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See A Holiday Family Favorite

Win a family four-pack of tickets to see A Christmas Carol on December 5 at 8pm at A Noise Within Theatre! … Read Article

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Thanking Your Family’s Special-Needs Angels

Taking time to recognize and express our gratitude to others for the impact they have had in our lives is good for everyone, especially for families of individuals with special needs. Whether you employ direct service providers, or are a client of one, there are several ways to show your gratitude for their work. These special professionals sit knee-to-knee with children and teach them in … Read Article

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Moms Building a Family of Friends

This past month, two of my childhood friends lost their mothers to cancer. We talked, cried, delivered food, arranged flowers and gave each other the strength to face unbearable loss. Diana Struhl, Bronwyn Ensor, Charmaine Wash and I met when we were 12, when 7th grade was still called junior high. We bought our “best-friend” split-heart charm necklaces in Westwood Village three decades ago, and wh … Read Article